The Gilded Age: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Author
Elizabeth Prelinger
Co-Publisher
Copublished with Watson-Guptill Publications
Year Published
2000
Pages
112 pp.: ill. (52 color)
ISBN Softcover
0-8230-0192-X
Dimensions
9 3/16 x 9 3/16 in.
Description

The Gilded Age: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum commemorates Treasures to Go, a series of eight exhibitions from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, touring the nation through 2002. The Principal Financial Group is a proud partner in presenting these treasures to the American people.

From the 1870s through the 1920s, the nation’s prosperity brought a new sophistication and elegance to American art. This book contains more than fifty full-color reproductions that convey the richness and variety of the period—rugged landscapes by Winslow Homer, exotic Middle Eastern themes by Louis Comfort Tiffany and Henry Ossawa Tanner, spiritual seascapes by Albert Pinkham Ryder, as well as Renaissance-inspired paintings of Abbott Handerson Thayer.

Buy Online or write to PubOrd@si.edu Softcover, $19.95

 

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